Conference program

28th Annual Conference on Alternative Economic Policy in Europe

"The EU and the political economy of global disorder. Struggles for survival, climate and energy justice", King’s College London (Department of European & International Studies), 2- 4 September 2022

The conference will take place entirely in King's College Strand campus (i.e. Strand Campus, King's College, London, WC2R 2LS). The plenaries will be held in the Great Hall and the various workshops in conference rooms K0.16, K0.17, K0.18, K0.19, K0.20, K0.50.

Friday, 2 September 2022

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Registration

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm Opening Plenary

Welcome Address: Professor Ramon Pacheco Pardo, Head of the Department of European and International Studies (King’s College London), Werner Raza (EuroMemo Group)

Part I - The State of the Union

Chair: Magnus Ryner, King’s College London

• Alan Cafruny, Hamilton College/USA: The Political State of the Union

The U.S. Sanctions Offensive: Economic Statecraft and the Transatlantic Relationship

• Özlem Onaran, University of Greenwich/UK: The Economic State of the Union

Needs-based macro policy for a green purple red new deal in Europe

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm Coffee Break

Part II - Panel Discussion: Brexit and disintegrative tendencies affecting the EU

Chair: Marica Frangakis, EuroMemo Group

• Heikki Patomäki, University of Helsinki/Finnland

BREXIT and the disintegrative tendencies affecting the EU

• Andrew Gamble, University of Sheffield/UK

• Annamaria Simonazzi, Sapienza University Rome/Italy

Between the devil and the deep sea. The place of Germany (and Europe) in the new world geopolitical order

Open discussion

7:00 pm Conference Dinner (Restaurant India Club, 143 Strand)

Saturday, 3 September 2022

9:00 am - 1:00 pm Parallel workshops (including flexible coffee break)

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch break

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Plenary on policy proposals from workshops

Chair: Werner Raza EuroMemo Group

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Coffee break

4.00 pm - 5:30 pm Final Plenary - Political disorder and the ecological question

Chair: Inga Rademacher, King’s College London

• Michael Albert, School of Oriental and African Studies London/UK

The Global Polycrisis and Futures of the World System

• Alfredo Saad Filho, King’s College London/UK

Neoliberalism, Climate Catastrophe, and Democratic Alternatives

• Sarah Bracking, King’s College London

Averting Climate Change catastrophe? Neoliberal environmental governance in Europe

Sunday, 4 September 2022

9:00 am - 12:00 pm Planning meeting: EuroMemorandum 2023 (including flexible coffee break)

You can find the Conference program in a pdf format here.


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